Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Information and Communication Technology

Master of Science in Microelectronics and Microsystems [Taught and Research (Mainly Taught)]
(M.Sc. (Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units for the year (40 ECTS credits), students are required to choose study-units to the value of 50 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MNE5011 VLSI Technology 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

CCE5307 Digital Communications 5 ECTS
MNE5014 Foundations in RF Microelectronics Circuit Design 5 ECTS
MNE5211 MEMS Technology and Applications 1 5 ECTS
MNE5412 Physical Electronics 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ICT5902 Research Methods 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

CCE5204 Advanced Digital Signal Processing 5 ECTS
CCE5305 Radio Systems and Propagation 5 ECTS
CCE5306 Intelligent Wireless Solutions 5 ECTS
MNE5012 Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Design 5 ECTS
MNE5013 Signal Conditioning and Data Converters 5 ECTS
MNE5015 Design for Electromagnetic Compatibility 5 ECTS
MNE5212 MEMS Technology and Applications 2 5 ECTS
MNE5311 Optoelectronics 5 ECTS




Summer Semester

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MNE5901 Dissertation 30 ECTS




Students who at the discretion of the board are found to be lacking in essential knowledge can be asked to follow, as part of the Elective study-units in lieu of those listed above, not more than four Level 3 study-units of which not more than 2 study-units can be outside the Faculty of ICT.

The University shall make every effort to ensure that the published Course Plans, Programmes of Study and study-units catalogues are complete and up-to-date, but reserves the right to make changes on the recommendation of the relevant Board. The availability of the elective study-units may be subject to timetabling constraints. Study-units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.


This programme of study is governed by ‘The General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008’ and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Degree of Master of Science - M.Sc. - under the auspices of the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology.
 
Last Updated: 18 November 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

https://www.um.edu.mt/course/programme